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There are 2 ways to get from Mashhad Airport (MHD) to Karbala by plane or car

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Fly to Baghdad, drive

  1. Fly from Mashhad (MHD) to Baghdad (BGW)
  2. Drive from Baghdad to Karbala

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Fly to Najaf, drive

  1. Fly from Mashhad (MHD) to Najaf (NJF)
  2. Drive from Najaf to Karbala

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Iraq

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Iraq. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Iraq.

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For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Iraq.

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Some international borders began to reopen in Iraq from July 16.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

Some domestic travel restrictions began to ease in Iraq from July 23.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iraq

International flights leaving Iran are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Iran

Last updated: October 24 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Mashhad Airport (MHD) and Karbala is 1486 km.

It takes approximately 3h 48m to get from Mashhad Airport (MHD) to Karbala, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Mashhad Airport to Baghdad Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Karbala is 30 min behind Mashhad Airport (MHD). It is currently 9:10 PM in Mashhad Airport (MHD) and 8:40 PM in Karbala.

Caspian Airlines and Iraqi Airways offer flights from Mashhad Airport to Baghdad Airport.

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Map of how to get from Mashhad Airport (MHD) to Karbala.
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  • Distance: 1485.7 km
  • Duration: 3h 48m

What companies run services between Mashhad Airport (MHD), Iran and Karbala, Iraq?

There is no direct connection from Mashhad Airport (MHD) to Karbala. However, you can fly to Baghdad then take the drive to Karbala. Alternatively, you can fly to Najaf then take the drive to Karbala.

Airlines
Iraqi Airways
Website
iraqiairways.com.iq
Flights from Mashhad to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Mashhad to Baghdad via Najaf
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $600
Flights from Mashhad to Najaf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Caspian Airlines
Flights from Mashhad to Baghdad
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Mashhad to Najaf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Flights from Mashhad to Najaf via Esfahan
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $850

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